Security is only as strong as the standards that define and govern its use. That’s why DigiCert is actively involved in a wide variety of industry efforts and partnerships across the globe.
The CA/Browser Forum, established in 2005, is comprised of certification authorities and browser software vendors and is charged with creating certificate standards for TLS as well as digital software signing and secure email communications
Working Group chairs
Server Certificate Working Group, Validation subcommittee:
Corey Bonnell, Chair
S/MIME (Secure Mail) Working Group: Stephen Davidson, Chair
Code Signing Working Group: Dean Coclin, Chair
The Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), founded in 1986, is the premiere standards development organization (SDO) for the Internet. The IETF makes voluntary standards that are often adopted by Internet users, network operators, and equipment vendors, and it thus helps shape the trajectory of the development of the Internet.
Working group Participants
Working group Co-chairs
TLS Working Group:
Tim Hollebeek, Participant
Corey Bonell, Participant
Limited Additional Mechanisms for PKIX and SMIME (LAMPS) Working Group:
Tim Hollebeek, Co-chair
ACE Working Group:
Tim Hollebeek, Chair
The Accredited Standards Committee X9 (ASC X9) in support of the financial services industry has the mission to create and maintain US and International standards that improve payments and securities transactions, protect data and facilitate information exchange.
Standards and Study Group Chairs
X9F5 PKI Standards Group:
Tim Hollebeek, Chair
PKI Study Group:
Dean Coclin, Chair
Quantum Risk Study Group:
Tim Hollebeek, Co-Chair
The Connectivity Standards Alliance ignites creativity and collaboration in the Internet of Things, by developing, evolving, and promoting universal open standards that enable all objects to securely connect and interact.
The Sovrin Foundation is a 501 (c)(4) nonprofit organization established to administer the Governance Framework governing the Sovrin Network, a public service utility enabling self-sovereign identity on the internet. The Sovrin Foundation is an independent organization that is responsible for ensuring the Sovrin identity system is public and globally accessible.
Technical Board Member
Avest Hojjati, Board Member
Aeronautical Mobile Airport Communication System (AeroMACS) is a wireless broadband technology that supports the increasing need for data communications and information sharing on the airport surface for both fixed and mobile applications.
A3SA is a broadcaster consortium to design and standardize a specification for secure transmission of content.
Root of trust
DigiCert is involved in implementation framework design for ISO standard 15118-2
DigiCert is involved in standardizing the use of 5G and creating guidance for security in the healthcare industry.
Telecom Infra is an organization dedicated to delivering secure Wi-Fi hot spots within rural communities.
Selected as root of trust.
NIST National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE)
European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI)